Teresa Torres is an internationally acclaimed author and speaker, She helps product managers, designers, and software engineers ensure that they are building the right products for their customers and their businesses. She's coached hundreds of teams at companies of all sizes, from early stage start-ups to global enterprises, in a wide variety of industries. She has helped over 7,000 product people develop their discovery skills through the Product Talk Academy and is the author of the popular blog Product Talk.
Before becoming a coach, Teresa spent the majority of her career leading product and design teams at early-stage internet companies. Most recently, Teresa was VP of Products at AfterCollege, an Internet startup that helps college students find their first job. She was CEO of Affinity Circles, an online community provider for university alumni associations and a social recruiting service used by Fortune 500 companies. She also held product and design roles at Become.com and HighWire Press.
Teresa has a BS in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University and an MS in Learning and Organizational Change from Northwestern University.